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We took a road trip across New Jersey to find out why Chris Christie failed

The rise and fall of Chris Christie in one New Jersey road trip.

by Evan McMorris-Santoro
Jan 10 2018, 1:21am

There was a time when most Republicans — and a lot of Democrats — thought New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would be president of the United States one day.

No one thinks that now.

What happened to the man who redefined what it meant to be a Republican? How did he go from some of the highest approval ratings in America to some of the lowest? Using his rising and falling poll numbers as a guide, VICE News set out on a road trip across New Jersey.

This segment originally aired Jan. 9, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.

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